Trading Calendar

At METALPRODEX members have 24 hours 7 days access to the market and can place sell and buy orders. Within regular trading hours orders are processed instantly. Orders placed outside regular trading hours will be registered and processed at the start of the next trading day. The Trading Calendar regulates trading days and hours taking into account weekends and public holidays at the exchange and warehouse locations.

 Trading Hours

METALPRODEX trading hours are as follows:

Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00 CEST
Saturday - Sunday: closed
German National Holidays: closed
Dutch National Holidays: closed

The trading platform MTPX is accessible 24x7 with scheduled maintenance windows.
Orders can be placed outside trading hours. Contracts are only concluded within trading hours.


 Auction Times

There are six auctions by metal and product type throughout the trading day (all times CET/CEST):

Primary Metals:

10:30 - 10:45 Aluminium
10:55 - 11:10 Copper
11:20 - 11:35 Zinc
11:45 - 12:00 Lead

Semi-finished Products:

14:00 - 14:15 Aluminium
14:25 - 14:40 Copper

 Payment Schedule

After successful matching of orders on the Spot Market all payments are due within two
trading days. This excludes Saturdays, Sundays and German and Dutch public holidays.
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Product Specification

The products traded on MTPX follow standard specifications. Download the product specifications here.


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